- deficient in intelligence; dull; stupid.
- not endowed with intelligence.
Origin of unintelligent
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Examples from the Web for unintelligence
All were striving to do the work of intelligence, not of unintelligence.The "Genius"
That State must sooner or later perish where the majority triumphs and unintelligence (Unverstand) decides.
Rutford, for instance, interpreted this stolidity as unintelligence and lack of perception.The Hill
Horace Annesley Vachell
There is no right anywhere in numbers or unintelligence to rule intelligence.The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner
Charles Dudley Warner
There is the prevailing ignorance and unintelligence which leads to the phenomena being obscure to the subject himself.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6)
- lacking intelligence; stupid; foolish
- not endowed with a mind or intelligence
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Word Origin and History for unintelligence
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